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electropulse
01-18-2005, 10:08 PM
good job, thanks!

Jörg
01-18-2005, 10:13 PM
Thanks Peter


JJ

Panikos
01-18-2005, 10:20 PM
I am very happy cause I see that some old problems were solved, (like Exposer.p for instance). Also your determination and will to step on the code.
Testing the software in applications gives a different picture than reading a text-list of features.

Congratulations for the new upgrade.
:) :D ;)

MooseDog
01-18-2005, 10:48 PM
just more kudos here peter :D you guys deserve the big grin.

WOW! so much to get acquainted with now, so much to look forward to.

hope they're paying you enough, 'cuz this program you've set in motion ROCKS!!

thx :)

Panikos
01-18-2005, 11:22 PM
I can see some extra commands for Caustics, LensFlare, Radiosity MinEvaluation Spacing.

Hmm, FPrime is getting closer :)

Nemoid
01-19-2005, 02:15 AM
hmmm!! things are improving for us lwvers. new team is working really good. it seems like the machine started slowly, but gears are moving faster as time passes.
now let's jump on lw 8.2 using the cool things it has and being sure of new upcoming enhancements ;)
thanx Peter and Nt team

janoverust
01-19-2005, 02:54 AM
YES! The LW's future is brighter than a HDRI... :cool:

Thank you Newtek. :)

bjornkn
01-19-2005, 03:14 AM
For those of you who haven't updated to LightWave [8] yet... what are you
waiting for?

Speaking of waiting...
Well, right now I've been waiting for more than 12 h to finish downloading from Newtek-Europe. Sadly, this morning my #@¤! XP system crashed after downloading 15MB at a lower speed than a 300baud modem. And I was not able to resume the download.
So that's what I'm waiting for at the moment...
It certainly would help if you upgraded your servers, and made it possible to download from all over the world, instead of just Europe for us who live here.
It's so slow now that it tells me it'll be finished in 4-5 days!
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hazmat777
01-19-2005, 05:14 AM
I had a great feeling about things when I bought LW 8.0 and it looks like it was the right time for me to jump on board. Thanks for all the hard work!!! :)

Exper
01-19-2005, 05:22 AM
@bjornkn... take a look here: http://vbulletin.newtek.com/showpost.php?p=243562&postcount=13

;)

Exper
01-19-2005, 06:36 AM
I can see some extra commands for Caustics, LensFlare, Radiosity MinEvaluation Spacing.Just had the time to open LW and take a peep... but... extra commands for Caustics? Radiosity?
I cannot see them... I'm feeling stupid or insane? You decide! :D

caesar
01-19-2005, 06:44 AM
Thx Pete, owesome work!

Ztreem
01-19-2005, 06:46 AM
Good job, Thanks!

Now if only the download could speed up a little (1440 b/s)... :D

cc3d
01-19-2005, 06:56 AM
NewTek Team, much appreciated..

CC3D

Panikos
01-19-2005, 07:15 AM
Just had the time to open LW and take a peep... but... extra commands for Caustics? Radiosity?
I cannot see them... I'm feeling stupid or insane? You decide! :D

Edit / MenuLayout

On the left side you have all the commands you can place on LW-GUI as buttons.
Having a huge lists of LensFlare Buttons, as well as Caustics Accuracy, etc etc
(these were not available before) it indicates that these commands can be remote-controlled <--- hint, hint :D

hmmm, too bad volumetric light options arent there

:confused:

Miles
01-19-2005, 07:30 AM
http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/36/36_2_68.gif

Exper
01-19-2005, 08:20 AM
Panikos... nooooooo.... I've already pushed LW 8.2 to the dark-side-of-the-moon (just rendering a long bounce of pixels)... I'd should wait but I'll stop it and take another peep! :D

The new commands are LScript compliant... there's already a Thread in the LScript section... ok... I'm going to press "Esc" on my own keyboard! :p

@Miles: third great and awesome smile.

lw3d23
01-19-2005, 09:01 AM
Dear Loyal LightWavers,
....Over the course of the next several months you'll see even more
progress... free updates and more bug hunting.
........


very good Peter.
Can we know what main feature will be added in next version? Rendering improvement(Radiosity, SSS) ?

bjornkn
01-19-2005, 10:37 AM
@bjornkn... take a look here: http://vbulletin.newtek.com/showpost.php?p=243562&postcount=13

;)

OK. I bit :)
After resuming for the hundreth time or something in Opera it suddenly started from 0 again - and I had already downloaded more than 12MB in only 8 hours in my second attempt at getting that file.
I had some very bad experiences with download managers several years ago, so I was very reluctant to try it. Besides I already had dl'ed half the file...
But you were right. It really speeds it up, altough it also drops down to 0 quite often. At least you can follow the log and see all the times the server doesn't respond.
So far I'm already past 3MB in less than half an hour.
Extremely fast ;)
Right now it stopped for 5mins, but then it started automatically again :)
Maybe I'll eventually even be able to install today?

-NG-
01-19-2005, 10:45 AM
Keep up the good work guys! :D

Doran
01-19-2005, 12:55 PM
Great job guys!

Now I'm off to be hard at work trying to find new ways to use Lightwave.
See ya in about a month.